Jobs and the Economy
Creating jobs and growing the Hudson Valley economy are my top priorities. Congress must create a climate that fosters job growth. I believe in commonsense reforms, like streamlining the current tax code for both individuals and businesses. This is essential to allow residents and corporations to gain greater economic security.
Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and we must do all we can to help them succeed. I started my own business, I know what it takes to start a company from scratch and create good-paying jobs in New York. I will work to increase small businesses' access to capital and reduce burdensome government regulations.
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More on Jobs and the Economy
Newburgh, NY – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced a federal investment of $70,000 to help the Hudson Valley Regional Council to develop and implement a comprehensive economic development strategy for seven counties in the Hudson Valley. The investment, made through the Economic Development Administration (EDA), will be matched by an equal contribution from the counties themselves.
Newburgh, NY – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) joined local leaders in front of one of the many abandoned properties in the City of Newburgh to announce legislation to help homeless veterans and renovate "zombie" or abandoned properties. The Housing Our Heroes Act would create a pilot program within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), which would provide federal investments to Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs) to acquire and update blighted properties to provide housing for homeless veterans.
Newburgh, NY – Weeks after announcing a $14 million federal investment in Orange County Airport, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced another federal investment of $1,633,044 to continue the runway rehabilitation project at Stewart International Airport. This investment is part six of an eight phase redevelopment effort to renovate both runways at Stewart.
Newburgh, NY – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced a federal investment of $14,520,795 to construct a new runway and navigational aids at the Orange County Airport. This is the third and final phase of investment in the runway’s construction, which is funded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration.
Newburgh, NY – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) announced more than $1.1 million in federal funding for Head Start of Eastern Orange County, Inc. This investment will support Early Learning and Head Start programs that provide education and development services for low-income children. Since joining Congress, Rep. Maloney has secured more than $6 million in federal Health and Human Services (HHS) investments for Head Start programs in Orange County alone.
Newburgh, NY – Less than a year after announcing $6.7 million in investments for several projects along I-684, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney, New York State Senator George Latimer, New York State Assemblyman David Buchwald, and Bedford Supervisor Chris Burdick announced another massive road repair investment of $6.5 million to repave a dilapidated stretch of I-684 between Harris Road and Route 35.
Worked with Cuomo, Local Officials to Accelerate Construction
Funding Made Possible through Federal Highway Transportation Bill
Washington – Following a year of intense flooding throughout the country, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney announced the passage of his Dam Rehabilitation and Repair Act as part of the Water Infrastructure Investment for the Nation (WIIN) Act. The bill will establish a federal investment program to allow states and local governments to seek funding for the rehabilitation of high-hazard publicly-owned dams. The federal government will invest $445 million over ten years, providing 65% of funding, while state and local jurisdictions will provide 35% of matching funds.
Washington - Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives unanimously passed the Railroad Emergency Services Preparedness, Operational Needs, and Safety Evaluation (RESPONSE) Act. Rep. Maloney is an original cosponsor of the House version of the RESPONSE Act, which was introduced in March 2015:
Nationwide Borrowers Owe More Than $1.3 Trillion in Debt
Poughkeepsie, NY — Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) joined local students, parents, administrators and advocates for a roundtable at Marist College to discuss skyrocketing student loan debt and making college more affordable for hardworking Hudson Valley families. Last year, the average New Yorker with college loans owed $32,200, which is roughly $3,500 higher than the national average – and nationwide student borrowers owe more than $1.3 trillion in debt.